7 things to do in Dubai before Christmas
There's SO MUCH to do at the moment in this amazing country, and it's absolutely buzzing, with events and happenings. So much so, that we had to note down list of all the amazing things going on.
The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens
This weekend, hundreds of rugby players are descending on Dubai to play out the final part of the Rugby Sevens. It's a cracking weekend out for the whole family, with rugby, netball, good food and live entertainment including Kylie Minogue!
All the cool kids are heading to D3 this weekend to play at Sole DXB as it is bigger and better than ever. Try out the latest gadgetry, trade your limited edition sneakers, play some basketball and see the likes of the Wutang Clan and others perform.
La Piscina by Palazzo Versace Launches a cityscape Saturday Brunch by The Pool
Cancel all your weekend plans as La Piscina by Palazzo Versace reveals a brand-new lavish Saturday Brunch featuring a magnificent Mediterranean-inspired spread, world class cocktails, free flowing beverages, lively music and of course, a dip in its sizeable pool lounge to cool off. This vibrant poolside escapade will be hosted every Saturday from 1pm to 4pm and promises to deliver a distinctive dining experience by the pool with a symphony of Mediterranean aromas and flavours. INFO: from 1pm to 4pm, Dhs250 (includes open buffet and free flowing beverages), bookings 058 2266443
NRG Announces New Classes in the RIDE STUDIO
Rhythm n Ride is the newest class at the popular Marina Walk boutique fitness hub and it’s all about the music. This is much more than a simple ride, Rhythm n Ride is a journey using the beats of songs – Coldplay, Michael Jackson and some old school classics thrown in for good measure, this class is about interval training using the beats of the music. Classes run throughout the week on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and a special endurance one hour class on Saturday.
INFO: Sign up for the monthly membership starting from Dhs799 per month. NRG
Marina Walk, for booking and info 050 652 7722
UBK Elevates Pub Grub to New Heights
The much loved Urban Bar and Kitchen unveils a new menu this season featuring specially curated dishes that bring a fresh twist to ‘bar food’, promising guests an appetising culinary journey.
From appetiser, main course and dessert, diners will be spoilt for choice with a menu full of distinct flavours. Delight in our own creative take on the all-time favourite Edamame Hummus, featuring the traditional taste of the Middle Eastern hummus but with an Asian twist. INFO: Saturday – Wednesday 12pm–2am, Thursday - Friday 12pm–3am, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, bookings 04 438 0000
The Santa Run
The second edition of Santa Run will be held on 13 December set against the backdrop of the Dubai Creek and Dubai Festival City.
Join the most fun and merriest run of the season… Possibly the best family run in town as Santa comes to join at the incredible Dubai Festival City Santa Grotto. This event is one not to miss and is purely a fun run with all the Christmas spirit. Run any distance you like and you will be given the finishing time at the end.
INFO: Start time 12am, Dubai Festival City, to register visit www.premieronline.com
Urban Outdoor Cinema Movie Night
There is nothing better that a Christmas Favourite Movie under the stars with the backdrop of Dubai Marina Skyline. There are movie nights every Saturday, Sunday and Monday on the Habtoor Grand’s Beach Lawn with the screenings beginning at 7:30pm. We have picked the all time favourite, Love Actually.
INFO: Book your tickets with Platinum List, Dhs75 per person